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Routledge Explorations in Economic History

Series Editor: Lars Magnusson

This long established series provides a platform for books which break new ground in the understanding of the development of the modern world economy. Equally rooted in economics and history, the series is not limited to any particular period or region. Individual titles focus on particular countries, key industries, themes, or international economic relations.

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61-70 of 71 results in Routledge Explorations in Economic History
  1. The Role of Banks in Monitoring Firms

    The Case of the Credit Mobilier

    By Elisabeth Paulet

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    This book addresses issues in the current literature on corporate finance using historical evidence. In particular it looks at the role of universal banks in relaxing the credit constraints of firms, supervising managers and stabilizing share prices. The key issues is whether the Anglo-American...

    Published May 19th 1999 by Routledge

  2. The British Industrial Decline

    Edited by Michael Dintenfass, Jean-Pierre Dormois

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    The decline of British Industry in the late Victorian and early Edwardian period is the subject of major concern to economic and modern British historians. This book sets out the present state of the discussion and introduces new directions in which the debate about the British decline is now...

    Published December 2nd 1998 by Routledge

  3. The Conservatives and Industrial Efficiency, 1951-1964

    Thirteen Wasted Years?

    By Nick Tiratsoo, Jim Tomlinson

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    The Conservatives and Industrial Efficiency, 1951-1964 responds to the need for a full assessment of the Conservatives performance in this crucial period. Drawing upon a wide range of archival sources, Nick Tiratsoo and Jim Tomlinson explore the different aspects of the efficiency question....

    Published August 26th 1998 by Routledge

  4. Free Trade and its Reception 1815-1960

    Freedom and Trade: Volume One

    Edited by Andrew Marrison

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    This book examines the Corn Laws and their repeal. It brings together leading international experts working in the field from Britain, Europe and the United States. Their contributions range widely over the history, politics and economics of free trade and protectionism in the nineteenth and...

    Published April 1st 1998 by Routledge

  5. Conceiving Companies

    Joint Stock Politics in Victorian England

    By Timothy L. Alborn

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    Questions concerning the relationships and boundaries between 'private' business and 'public' government are of great and perennial concern to economists, economic and business historians, political scientists and historians.Conceiving Companies discusses the birth and development of joint-stock...

    Published April 1st 1998 by Routledge

  6. Production Efficiency in Domesday England, 1086

    By John McDonald

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    This fascinating study uses Domesday book data and Management Science methods to examine manorial production efficiency in Medieval Essex in 1086. This book reveals unexpected facts about economic history, and is a remarkable contribution to economic history and medieval studies. It will be of...

    Published February 25th 1998 by Routledge

  7. Monetary Standards and Exchange Rates

    Edited by Maria Cristina Marcuzzo, Lawrence H. Officer, Annalisa Rosselli

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    In this volume an international team of distinguished monetary historians examine the historical experience of exchange rate behaviour under different monetary regimes. The main focus is on metallic standards and fixed exchange rates, such as the gold standard. With its combination of thematic...

    Published September 10th 1997 by Routledge

  8. France and the International Economy

    From Vichy to the Treaty of Rome

    By Frances Lynch

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    This is a comprehensive history of a critically formative period in French economic history. Frances Lynch covers topics such as the post-war negotiations for American aid, the reconstruction of a capital market, the modernization of French agriculture, the liberalization of trade in the 1950s and...

    Published January 22nd 1997 by Routledge

  9. Britain's Place in the World

    Import Controls 1945-60

    By George Brennan, Alan Milward

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    Britain's Place in the World examines the establishment and effectiveness of import controls, particularly quotas. Placing quotas back in the centre of British history, Milward and Brennan make some radical claims for Britain's economic performance in a global context. Looking into a wide variety...

    Published July 3rd 1996 by Routledge

  10. The Organization of Labour Markets

    Modernity, Culture and Governance in Germany, Sweden, Britain and Japan

    By Bo Strath

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    There have been dramatic shifts in the behaviour of labour markets and the conduct of industrial relations in the last century. This volume explores these changes in the context of four very different societies: Germany, Sweden, Britain and Japan. However, despite their manifest differences, the...

    Published December 13th 1995 by Routledge